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  • How I take care of my skin & my self at (almost) 43!

    Another birthday is coming up quickly for me on Monday, March 11th ~ I Will Be 43 :) Recently someone asked me how I feel about my birthday, in general. The truth is, I love my birthday! I consider my birthday to be my personal New Year. A time to reflect on all that my life is and how it's all going. The time of year when momentum always seems to kick in for me as winter winds down and the light of springtime really starts to shine through the tunnel of winter's end....

  • SHAPES: Skin Basics

                                               Your Skin is your largest organ, and so incredibly multi functional.  When I taught my students at the Aveda Institute, I used the acronym SHAPES to teach them to remember the functions of the skin:SensationHeating & Cooling (Temperature Regulation)AbsorptionProtectionExcretionSecretionNo one told me about that acronym, I discovered it ...